Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

CHARLES A. BURGHARDT

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

CHARLES A. BURGHARDT Age 88, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away December 29, 2014 in Wahiawa, HI. Born March 20, 1926 in Greenfield, Illinois. He retired as an Army Lieutenant Colonel and served in the Vietnam & Korean wars. He also retired from Austin Tsutsumi & Associates Inc. as a Construction Surveillance Technician. A member of The Stag, Bill Jones Tuesday, Wahiawa Business & Self golf Groups. He is survived by wife, Susane Pasco; daughters, Marie Burghardt, Emma Burghardt, Claudia (Frank) Hernandez; sons, Charles “Chuck” (Nora) Burghardt, James “Jimmy” (Aja) Burghardt; 10 grand- children; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Monday (Feb. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service to follow 1:00 p.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery, Wahiawa. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

IGNATIUS “IGGIE’ SAMUEL MCCABE HIPA

Posted On January 27th, 2015 -

$nameIGNATIUS IGGIE’ SAMUEL MCCABE HIPA Retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant, and Veteran, Ignatius “Iggie” Samuel McCabe Hipa of Kailua, Oahu died on January 16, 2015 at 82 in Kane’ohe. Born and raised in Honolulu, the eldest of nine, he set the example for many by leading a prestigious military career serving his country abroad. As a proud 1950 graduate of St. Louis College, Iggie remained faithful to his “Red and Blue” alma mater till the end. A loving son, husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend, he touched the lives of so many with his vibrant smile and undying spirit. He shared his love for Hawaiian culture through language, songs and extensive research on genealogy. An admired and cherished Kupuna, Iggie is survived by his beloved wife Jacqueline “Jacque”; son Kirk (Lydia); hanai son Joshua K. (Courtney); granddaughter Jaylee; brother Benjamin K.; sisters Margaret Peters, Bernadette Borges, Ronni Pratt and an extensive ‘ohana. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 4 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Kailua, mass at 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

ALEC “ALEJANDRINO” COLLADO PAVO

Posted On January 26th, 2015 -

ALEC ALEJANDRINO COLLADO PAVO Age 85, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 28, 2014 in Ewa, HI. Born August 11, 1929 in Ewa, HI. He is survived by sons, Stephen Lum, Irving (Jeannine) Pavo, Jason Barino; daughters, Alexis Sao, Simone (Philip) Heiner, Scarlett Reardon, Samantha Doyle; sisters, Anacita Areola, Iris “Cora” Cantiberos; 19 grand- children; 32 great-grandchild- ren; 3 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Friday (Jan. 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Committal Service to follow 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

JOHN KAHOOKANO KAHANA AIPA

Posted On January 26th, 2015 -

JOHN KAHOOKANO KAHANA AIPA Age 74, of Kaneohe, passed away January 11, 2015 in Honolulu. Born August 11, 1940 in Honolulu. Retired from Charley’s Taxi. He is survived by son, Jonathan Isamu (Darlene “Momi”) Aipa; daughter, Jodie Ann K. (Nathaniel) Aipa-Kane; brothers, Daniel Meyer, Ronald Kim; sisters, Alice (“Bobo”) Spencer, Alicia “Nani” Aipa, Rebecca (Alvin) Kamakeeaina; 6 grand- children; 7 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday 1/31 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Colonel Patrick J. Saxton USMC (Ret.)

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

image001COLONEL PATRICK J. SAXTON USMC (RET.) AGE 83 b. April 18, 1930 – d. October 13, 2013 Patrick James Saxton passed away at the age of 83, on October 13, 2013, with his family by his side in Jacksonville, FL. He is returning to Hawaii, his home of 35 years and his final resting place with his beloved wife Barbara. A celebration of the life of Patrick James Saxton, known by all as “PJ”, will be held at 2PM at the Kaneohe Yacht Club on February 3, 2015. This will be followed by interment at the National Cemetery of the Pacific at 11:30 AM on February 4, 2015. PJ Saxton enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 15 and began a military career that took him from Private to Colonel during his 35 years of service. With combat service during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, his decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal w/Combat V, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, WWII Victory Medal, and the RVN Cross of Gallantry Medal. After retiring from the Marine Corps, PJ joined the Honolulu law firm of Roeca, Louie & Hiraoka in 1982, where he was a key fixture working as an Investigator and Paralegal. As long-time residents of Kailua and avid sailors, PJ and Barbara were active members of the Kane`ohe Yacht Club for over 30 years involved in many events to include Pacific Cup Races. PJ also held various positions at the Windward Shore port, including Port Captain, Treasurer, Rear Commodore, Vice Commodore and Commodore. His sailing experience included many trips in their 30 foot sloop to the various Hawaiian Islands, a few long distance trips to Tahiti, and one six month sail voyage from San Diego to Miami. PJ Saxton was married three times and is survived by his first wife Bette of Woodbridge, VA and their four children: Patrick J. Saxton II of Manassas, VA, Brenda K. Lum of Jacksonville, FL, Craig J. Saxton of Danville, CA, and Bryan D. Saxton of Dubai, UAE; and four grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings: Brothers David T. Saxton of Canyon City OR, Charles B. Saxton of Scappoose OR, and sister Mary Gordon of Salem OR. His second wife Barbara, preceded him in death in Hawaii in 2005 and his marriage to his third wife, Sally, ended in divorce.

GEORGE E. GALLAGHER

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

GEORGE E. GALLAGHER September 9, 1935 – January 13, 2015 George Gallagher of Kaimuki died at Straub. He served in the Marines at Lualualei, worked at Ala Moana Volkswagen and Ford and at TransHawaiian on Kauai. Donations in his memory can be made to the Augustine Educational Foundation (Msgr. Daniel J. Dever Leadership Fund): 6301 Pali Highway, Kaneohe, HI 96744 or call (808) 203-6748 for credit card contributions. All gifts are tax deductible. Federal ID #99-0230013 Online condolences: Hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com

ALMA And HENRY TONINI

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

$nameALMA HENRY TONINI Alma, 89, of Honolulu, passed away January 2, 2015 in Gilbert, AZ. Born in Eureka, CA, she joins husband Henry, 87, who previously passed away June 15, 2012 in Honolulu. Born in Ferndale, CA, Henry, former controller at Dole, EE Black, C Brewer, Frito Lay. Army POW WWII, Purple Heart recipient. Alma, Real Estate Broker, Lawson & Worrall, joined Henry upon his retirement, at their Real Estate Brokerage Office, HJT, Inc. Members Rotary, Elks Club, Outrigger Canoe Club. Survived by Sons, Mark (Iris), Robert (Donelle); Daughter, Joanne (Craig Bottomley); Grandsons, Randall (Laura), Steven, Robert, Travis, Troy, Eric (Bottomley); Great-Grandchildren, Kai, Elle and Ava. Visitation 8:30am Jan 29 (Thur) at St. Peter & Paul Church (800 Kaheka St., Hon.) Services 9:00am. Burial to follow 11:30am, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

CHARLES JAMES EWART III

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

$nameCHARLES JAMES EWART III 10/23/1935 – 1/3/2015 So loved by his wife, family and friends, Charlie was taken so suddenly, leaving us and his plans and programs to continue teaching for many more years. Otherwise, healthy and happy, he found joy in teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) to students at McKinley School for Adults and Hawaii Literacy. He received “Teacher of the Year” awards from both schools where he taught since 2006. Charlie graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BS Degree in Civil Engineering in 1967 and received an MS Degree in Civil Engineering from Cornell University in 1970 where he majored in Hydrology and Hydraulics. He began working for the U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, as a Junior Engineer in 1967 and became Project Chief in 1971. He developed and managed Exploratory Drilling and Testing Programs in Hawaii and the CNMI, retiring in 1998. The following month he began Kale Industries providing consulting services for groundwater hydrology, exploratory water well drilling and development. He was Honorably Discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1963 after serving 10 years in foreign countries and in Hawaii. Charlie was an active volunteer for the Sony Open for 12 years, coached baseball and soccer when his sons were young in Kailua. Charlie .is greatly missed by his wife, Terry, his sons, Charles J. Ewart IV (wife Ana Gabriela); David M. Ewart (wife Tracey) and three loving grandchildren, Gabriela, Cameron and Cannon. Charles was born in Rochester, New York. Parents Charles J. Ewart, Jr. And Viola Lindsay. He leaves sisters, Patricia Miller and Shirley Bartholomew. Celebration of Life at Oahu Cemetery and Mortuary on Saturday, January 31 beginning at 3:30 pm. Reception to follow. Committal Services at Punchbowl National Cemetery on Monday, February 2, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Remembrances to St Francis Hospice and Hawaii Literacy. Online condolences to www.charlesjamesewart.com.

ANTHONY “TONY” J. ALMEIDA

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

$nameANTHONY TONY J. ALMEIDA Beloved husband and father, Anthony “Tony” J. Almeida passed away peacefully at his home in Kaneohe on Jan. 15 at the age of 82. Born and raised in Hawai`i, he was the son of the late Jason N. Almeida and Olivia Carvalho. He was a graduate of St. Louis High School and spent a year at Washington State University before returning home to Hawai`i, where he met and married his wife of 62 years, Winnifred. Tony spent 32 years with Pan American World Airways, working his way up from airplane cleaner to baggage handler to flight service operations supervisor. After retiring from Pan Am, he spent 10 years working part-time with U.S. Customs. Not one to sit idle, he also worked part-time at Ho`omaluhia Park in Kaneohe for more than 20 years, retiring at the age of 79. A self-taught musician, Tony was an exceptional `ukulele player and would proudly share stories of playing Hawaiian music during his mainland college days to earn spending money. His daughters fondly remember their dad enjoying quiet time at home strumming his `ukulele after a long day at work. Tony was also an extraordinary handyman, with no home improvement project too much for him to tackle. He also took great pride in maintaining an immaculate yard filled with island flowers and shrubs. Throughout his life, Tony’s main purpose was to provide the very best for his family ensuring they had all that was needed. He is survived by his devoted wife Winnifred and his daughters Betty Walls and Nancy Daniels. He was preceded in death by his eldest daughter Catherine Moore. Other surviving family members include sons-in-law Daniel Daniels and Henry Moore, grandchildren Natasha, Jaime, Shannon and James; great-grandchildren Cristiano and Maya, and granddog Teddy. Services are scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel, 1330 Maunakea Street, Honolulu, with visitation at 10:30 am and services at 11:30 am. Burial will follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery at 2 pm.

KAREN LOUISE CHONG

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

$nameKAREN LOUISE CHONG Age 58, of Mililani, HI, passed away January 5, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born June 7, 1956 in Honolulu, HI. Karen was a Special Education teacher at Wheeler Middle School. She is survived by husband, Bryan Chong; son, Wesley Chong; daughter, Rebecca (Christopher) Spencer; mother, Seiko Inouye; brother, Thomas Inouye; grandchild, JJ. Visitation 5:00 p.m., Wednesday (Jan. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 6:30 p.m.

ALBERT SHINSHO MAYESHIRO

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

ALBERT SHINSHO MAYESHIRO Age 84, of Pearl City, HI, passed away December 26, 2014 in Honolulu, HI. Born April 18, 1930 in Waianae, HI. He is survived by daughter, Alberta K. Mayeshiro; sisters, Dorothy Y. Loftin, Yoshiko Hirota. Private Services held.

RAYMOND KALIANO OBRA

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

RAYMOND KALIANO OBRA Age 89, of Honolulu, passed away December 25, 2014 in Honolulu. Born December 30, 1924 in Makawao, Maui. Retired Master Sergeant U.S. Army; Member of Knights of Columbus and United Visayan. He is survived by sons, Kermit (Judy) Obra, Dexter (Michele) Obra, Lance Obra of CT; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grand- children; 3 great-great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday 1/28 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N School St.; Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

RONNIE VINOYA SALAZAR

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

RONNIE VINOYA SALAZAR Age 56, of Kapolei, HI, passed away January 8, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born September 24, 1958 in San Mateo, Isabella, Philippines. Worked at Hawaiian King Candies. He is survived by wife, Eleanor M. Salazar; sons, Rolly (Karla Llamido) Salazar, Randy Salazar; father, Rogelio Salazar, Sr.; mother, Gloria Vinoya; brothers, Rene (Purisima) Salazar, Rogelio (Lumen) Salazar, Jr., Ricardo (Imelda) Salazar, Ronnel (Emy) Salazar; sister, Olivia (John) Bautista; grandchildren, Zoey Gayle Llamido Salazar, Amelia Grace Llamido Salazar. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Thursday (Jan. 29) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation 10:00 a.m., Friday (Jan. 30) at St. Jude Catholic Church (92-455 Makakilo Dr., Kapolei). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

JOSEPH YEUK YU KWOK

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

JOSEPH YEUK YU KWOK Dec 10, 2014 Joseph Yeuk Yu Kwok, 60, of Honolulu, an Information Technology Specialist of PCATT (HCC), died in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Rosita Yan Chi Kan. Memorial Service: 10:30am Friday at the Chapel of Valley of the Temples. Burial: 11:30am. Flowers welcome.

JANE AYAKO MIURA

Posted On January 25th, 2015 -

JANE AYAKO MIURA Age 82, of Kaneohe, passed away January 11, 2015 in Kailua. Born September 16, 1932 in Honolulu. Retired from United Airlines. She is survived by sons, Brian I. (Joyce) Miura, Dwight (Carol) Miura; daughters, Faith A. Miura, Hope H. Miura, Candace H. (Daniel) Lewis of VA; brother, Richard (Evelyn) Inafuku of CA; sisters, Alice (Larry) Akamine, Helen Shinsato; 18 grandchildren; 15 great- grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Friday 1/30 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MICHIKO OHASHI

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

MICHIKO OHASHI Age 90, of Pearl City, HI, passed away December 14, 2014 in Kaneohe, HI. Born January 26, 1924 in Aiea, HI. She is survived by sons, Gary Ohashi, Andrew (Tracey) Ohashi; daughters, Irene Ohashi, Patricia (Stephen Vierra) Ohashi; sister, Mitsue (Robert) Peck; 1 grandchild. Private Services were held.

KOJI NOMURA

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

KOJI NOMURA Age 84, of Pearl City, HI, passed away December 15, 2014 in Pearl City, HI. Born July 7, 1930 in Kapaa, Kauai, HI. Koji was retired from Hawaiian Cement Company. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints – Pearl City Ward. He is survived by wife, Sakaye Nomura; daughters, Norma (Arthur) Domingo, Shawna (Sam) Obitz, Karla (Stacey) Nomura-Calistro; 7 grand- children. Visitation 10:00 a.m., Tuesday (Jan. 27) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea). Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Committal Service to follow 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

DULCE SAMANIEGO TOLEDO

Posted On January 24th, 2015 -

DULCE SAMANIEGO TOLEDO Age 77, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 28, 2014 in Honolulu, HI. Born June 5, 1937 at Kawit, Cavite, Philippines. Member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She worked 20 years for the Navy Exchange. She is survived by spouse, Rodolfo R. Toledo; son, Roland S. (Lauralee) Toledo; daughters, Rosemary (Norman) Mafnas, Ruth (Raul) Duenez; 7 grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Wednesday (Jan. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation 8:15 a.m., Thursday (Jan. 29) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Prayer Service 9:00 a.m. Committal Service to follow 11:00 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

LEROY M. FERREIRA

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

$nameLEROY M. FERREIRA Of Waipio Gentry, Waipahu passed away at the age of 66 on 12/23/14. He was born on 3/15/48 in Hakalau, Hawaii. Formerly employed as a mechanic at Unocal and owner of Hawaii Tank & Valve Service. He is survived by his wife, Rowena, daughter Kimberly (Kevin) Tanita, and son Byron (Ryoko) Ferreira; grandchildren, Kodie, Kwynn, and Kethan Tanita, Shota and Yoshiki Ferreira. Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday 1/31 10 AM at the Hawaii Prince Hotel, Ala Moana Blvd. Aloha Attire and no flowers.

LARRY H. AMAS

Posted On January 23rd, 2015 -

LARRY H. AMAS Age 79, of Waianae, HI, passed away December 24, 2014 in Waianae. Born January 14, 1935 in Honolulu, HI. A member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America for over 51 years. He is survived by wife, Dolores “Dolly” Amas of 62 years; sister, Connie (Primo) Suan; sons, Jonathan (DeeAnne) Amas, Jeffrey (Mona) Amas, Jerrick (Debbie) Amas, Jordan (Miki) Amas, Jason (Jeanne) Amas; daughters, Jennifer Lloyd-Amas, Jernell (Kaui) Mendonca; 19 grandchildren & great-grand- children. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (Jan 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sakai Hiromoto

Posted On January 22nd, 2015 -

SAKAI HIROMOTO Sakai Hiromoto passed away on January 10, 2015 in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, he was retired from the City and County Wastewater dept. and was a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Flora Hiromoto, his Daughter, Sandra Mau, Son-in- law, Daryl Mau, Granddaughters, Brittney Mau, Holly-Jill Lugo, and Lindsey Mau, and Great- grandchildren, Uriah and Juliette Lugo. He was also loved and cared for by his dear friend Ji-Sung Kang, Caregivers, Francis Mafua, Salote Mafua and family and sisters, Sumie Kubota and Helen (Stephen) Nakamatsu. He will be remembered for his very giving nature, and lived a simple life, always putting his family and others first before his own needs. Private services pending. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, the family requests donations be made to Islands Hospice in his name.

MIYAKO NAKAI

Posted On January 22nd, 2015 -

MIYAKO NAKAI Age 94, of Honolulu, HI, passed away December 29, 2014 in Honolulu. Born February 25, 1920 in Honolulu, HI. She worked at the Wahiawa Library and loved to travel. She is survived by son, Paul (Nancy) Nakai; daughter, Cynthia Nakai; brother, Moriyoshi Hiratani; sisters, Ann Goya, Violet (Xavier) Padilla; grand- children, Stephanie Nakai, Johnathan Nakai. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Monday (Jan. 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in memoriam of Miyako to Arcadia Community Services, 1434 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822.

Leonard Kin Mun Chun

Posted On January 21st, 2015 -

LEONARD KIN MUN CHUN Died January 11th 2015. He was 82. Leonard was born in 1932 in Honolulu, Hawai’i. He worked for Hawaiian Tel/Sprint for 43 years. Leonard is survived wife Rosemarie, & five children: Teri Wasano, Brian Chun, Patty Luke, Brad Chun, Gene Chun & 14 Grandchildren Service will be held January 28th at Columbia Presbyterian Church Vancouver WA. In lieu of flowers send donations to Open House Ministries, 900 W. 12th st. Vancouver, WA 98660

MELVIN ‘BOBBY” JAMES AMBROCIO

Posted On January 21st, 2015 -

MELVIN ‘BOBBY JAMES AMBROCIO Age 65, of Aiea, HI, passed away December 27, 2014 in Honolulu, HI. Born June 28, 1949 in Honolulu, HI. He was the owner of State Tire & Repair, Inc. for over 30 years. He is survived by wife, Ernestina Ambrocio; son, Robert Ambrocio; step-sons, Mark Seto, Dean Seto; daughters, Lisa (Francis) Barretto, Kimberly (Ron) Sakai; step-daughter, Megan Seto; mother, Leonora Ambrocio; brothers, Edwin (Cheryl) Ambrocio, Stewart (Karen) Ambrocio, Eugene Ambrocio, Jeffrey Ambrocio; sister, Valerie (Robin) Chong; grandchildren, Kelsey Barretto, Ashley Barretto, Brendon Sakai, Mason Sakai; step- granddaughter, Kamalei Seto. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Tuesday (Jan. 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Wednesday (Jan. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

SALOME “SALLY” ABLAYA JAVIER

Posted On January 21st, 2015 -

SALOME SALLY ABLAYA JAVIER Age 76, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away December 22, 2014 in Aiea. Born October 22, 1938 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Salome was retired from the Turtle Bay Hotel. She is survived by sisters, Ladisla Corpuz, Juanita Arinio; numerous nieces and nephews; step-daughter, Remy Javier Erroc. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Jan 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (Jan 26) at St. Michael Church (67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua); mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

DONALD (YOBO) KAMAILEKEAWEMAI DELA CRUZ

Posted On January 20th, 2015 -

$nameDONALD (YOBO) KAMAILEKEAWEMAI DELA CRUZ Donald (Yobo) Kamailekeawemai Dela Cruz born March 8, 1974 in Wahiawa, Oahu to Donald (father) Dela Cruz and Mary Ann (mother) Kini Dela Cruz Passed away on January 3, 2015 surrounded by family. He is survived by his daughter Shardae K. Dela Cruz and his son Dominic K. Dela Cruz. Siblings are Mason (wife: Nicole) Naluwaihekeawe Dela Cruz, Donovan (wife: Lauren) Kealohakeawe Dela Cruz, and Mary Ann (husband: Nicholas) Kinikeawe Poole. He is loved by many Uncles, Aunties, Nephews, Nieces, and Cousins. Gathering will be held at Grandma Keawe’s home located 84-409 Ikuone Place in Makaha on Saturday January 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Services at 11:00 a.m. Lunch at 12:30 p.m. Scattering of his ashes will follow at Pokai Bay Beach at 2:00 p.m.

CHISAE “CHIC” NAKAGAWARA

Posted On January 20th, 2015 -

CHISAE CHIC NAKAGAWARA Age 82, of Honolulu, passed away December 29, 2014 in Honolulu. Born March 15, 1932 in Lihue, Kauai. Retired from Bank of Hawaii after 31 years of dedicated service. She is survived by daughter, Lynn Nakagawara; hanai daughter, Kristi (Scott) Miyashiro; 1 hanai grandnephew; 1 hanai grand- niece; brothers, Herbert (Ethel) Toda, Richard Toda; sisters, Lillian Haina, Lois Katsuki. Private services were held.

NORMA NOBUKO HIGA

Posted On January 20th, 2015 -

NORMA NOBUKO HIGA Age 84, of Pearl City, HI, passed away December 26, 2014 in Kapolei, HI. She was born October 10, 1930 in Ewa, HI. Retired from the State of Hawaii. Member of Kuba Rosei Kai. Predeceased by husband, Sadafumi Higa. She is survived by son, Burt (Sheryl) Higa; daughters, Fern (Steven) Nishigata, Rae (Steven) Chow; brothers, Harry (Mildred) Higa, Roy (Doreen) Higa; sisters, Joen (Mamoru) Kaneshiro, Jean Nishikawa, Jeanette Higa; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m., Sunday (Jan. 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers and no monetary offerings, please. Donations suggested to: Hawaii United Okinawa Association or charity of your choice.

ANNETTE PORLAS CIVEROLO

Posted On January 19th, 2015 -

ANNETTE PORLAS CIVEROLO December 12, 2014 Annette Porlas (Dayacos) Civerolo, 49, a former Pleasant Holidays employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Tiffany Kitayama; sisters LaVerne Villanueva and Jo Ann (Mark) Stephen; companion Rodney Christy and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services at 10:30 a.m. Burial at 1:00p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

ERNESTA “ERNING” LAURETO SALVADOR

Posted On January 19th, 2015 -

$nameERNESTA ERNING LAURETO SALVADOR Age 82, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away December 23, 2014 in Honolulu, HI. Born November 26, 1932 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Ernesta retired from Laie Elementary School. A member of St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, Mililani. Former school principal in Zambales, Philippines. She is survived by daughter, Normabella Salvador; sisters, Andreana Manuel, Emma (Tom) Lincuna, Emilia Agustin; companion, Marciana Eugenio. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday (Jan 23) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani); family program 10:30 a.m., mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.


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